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  1. There must be a way to move my VS instance to a new computer

    I bought a new laptop. My previous one was with me for last 6 years. So I had a lot of installations and specifically my VS was almost more than 30 GB in size with a lot of plugins and extensions and updates and tools.

    After I bought my new laptop, I didn't even dare to start using it for a week just because of fear that I have to redo all of those VS installations and plugins, etc. Especially when you know that installing Xamarin always cause some problems with Android SDK's and NDK's etc and it actually does.

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      0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • TypeScript编辑器不是很友好,现在能用的编辑器也就是这一个,希望能增加一些常用的功能,例如:大括号,小括号等自动补全;能够自动补全接口中的定义,一个个的输入很麻烦。

        TypeScript编辑器不是很友好,现在能用的编辑器也就是这一个,希望能增加一些常用的功能,例如:大括号,小括号等自动补全;能够自动补全接口中的定义,一个个的输入很麻烦。

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          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Double-click macros to add to include/library directories.

          I have a lot of macros defined to easily add library and header paths in the project properties for C++ dlls and exes. If I want to add a macro to something like "additional include directories" under the project settings, even though I can filter the macros and select them, but I cannot double click them or even copy them into the section of the window where they would be applied to the project.

          I would love to be able to double-click these macros and have them automatically added to "Additional include directories" (or whatever).

          I've tested this in VS2010…

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            0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • implement System.Security.Cryptography

            I don't now why the Criptography is not implemented, I am migrating serius app that uses crypted WEB Services, from windows Mobile 6

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            • Make the VS2015 main window part of window layout

              I set my vs2015 main window to my desired size and location. I drag my favorite tool windows to where I like them and I save the window layout. This is all fine and dandy.
              When I rearrange windows for some reason and press Ctrl-Alt-1 to reset everything my tool windows go where they should but the main window does not - could that be fixed - or am I doing something wrong?
              Apart from that - I LOVE VS2015!

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              • visual studio settings .vssSetting automatic backup in OneDrive

                visual studio settings .vssSetting automatic backup in OneDrive

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                • Hide file types in working folder and working with multiple folders

                  I would like the ability to hide specific file types when working with specific folders. To go along with this it would also be nice to sort by extension as well as alphabetical.

                  To go along with this it would also be nice to have multiple folders open at once.

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                    0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Add a "module" column to the Breakpoints window

                    I have an exe and a dll, both of which contain a function of the same name. If I set a breakpoint on that name I get two rows in the breakpoint window, but it's not easy to see which is in the dll, and which is in the exe.

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                      0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Make Fakes warning "Some fakes could not be generated" a Message

                      Building a fakes assembly generates often a "Some fakes could not be generated. For complete details, set Diagnostic attribute of the Fakes element in this file to 'true' and rebuild the project." This message is to high for a warning. There is no easy way to suppress this warning in a build to get a clean output. See https://stackoverflow.com/questions/19379672/fake-assemblies-show-warnings-when-generating-shims-for-interface-and-stubs-for

                      So make this a Message Level or add a simple option in the fakes file to suppress this.

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                        0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • make it obvious for new users that pressing F1 will open the relevant MSDN article.

                        How many times (in real life or stackoverflow) you see a learning programmer ask the meaning of standard operator or built-in .NET classes? We could've avoided the condescending replies, negative attitudes all around had the VS on first launch show an unskippable tutorial "Did you know? You can press F1 while writing code, {short video demonstration showing the glorious contextual help with usage example}"

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                        • Allow using statements to be applied to the watch window

                          If the current execution context at a breakpoint doesn't have a namespace referenced with a using statement, I have to manually type out the fully qualified name of any types I want to use there. There ought to be an option to somehow add a using statement to the watch window so the namespaces I want remain in scope.

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                            0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • shazamm action bolts need filtering like properties panel

                            some wpf items have so many actions we need to simplify/filter the list.
                            come on, you do it for properties.

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                              0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • firewall

                              Add Azure SQL Server Firewall rule directly from Visual Studio Cloud Explorer

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                              • New Options on Right Clicking on a Open Window Tab...

                                Many Times I felt that following would be really useful while working with huge number of Open Files.

                                While Right Clicking on a Tab, if you Can add options to "Close All Tabs After this Tab" and "Close All Tabs Before this Tab", it will be useful for Programmers.

                                Thanks,
                                Santosh Thankachan

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                                • Add Disable to SSIS Data Flow.

                                  Add the ability to Disable objects in the SSIS Data Flow, just as possible in the Control Flow.

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                                  • Pasting multiline text should insert line breaks according to document convention

                                    Currently, the line breaks from the clipboard text are preserved, so inserting multiple lines with CRLF line breaks into a LF document (or vise versa) results in mixed line breaks. You are warned about this only after re-opening the document.

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                                      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                        • Add a tool to find "divergence points"

                                          Add a tool that allows one to hit a breakpoint and modify a value, and then run the modified value in parallel with the original value until the two runs are no longer executing the same code, at which point a breakpoint is triggered on that location.

                                          This would make it trivial to debug a lot of situations where seemingly equivalent data is not producing equivalent output.

                                          I'd call it the "Split" or "Clone" tool.

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